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  • mommy1's Avatar
    Today, 03:04 AM
    You both need to simmer down.
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    Today, 03:02 AM
    I would change the water every day, maybe twice a day, depending on the size of the bowl. <--- this is not a great solution. Distilled water is...
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    Today, 01:27 AM
    I agree with this, but if the cartridge has carbon in it, the carbon may remove the medication, possibly before it has a chance to work. Perhaps cut...
    43 replies | 229 view(s)
  • mommy1's Avatar
    Today, 01:05 AM
    You know your fish better than any of us could. Look for abnormal behavior, loss of color, agitation, flashing (like his skin is irritated). Your...
    43 replies | 229 view(s)
  • mommy1's Avatar
    Today, 01:00 AM
    You are welcome. During my time here I have seen many cycles through to the end and no two are the same.
    3 replies | 26 view(s)
  • mommy1's Avatar
    Today, 12:53 AM
    I understand why you removed the cartridge. Based on the instructions here is what I would do. As Mad suggested add half a dose and monitor your...
    43 replies | 229 view(s)
  • mommy1's Avatar
    Today, 12:37 AM
    I went through your other thread and saw that you removed the cartridge from your filter but turned the filter back on for aeration. With out the...
    43 replies | 229 view(s)
  • mommy1's Avatar
    Today, 12:24 AM
    He is growing and running out of room, that is stressful to a fish. The water is clean and clear and that is great, but have we asked what the exact...
    43 replies | 229 view(s)
  • mommy1's Avatar
    Today, 12:16 AM
    It matters because stress can hinder treatment and fish in tanks that are too small are often stressed fish. We are trying to help but getting...
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  • mommy1's Avatar
    Today, 12:08 AM
    I have one Hydor 300 watt inline heater on my 120g and the temperature of the tank is always spot on where I have the heater set.
    4 replies | 45 view(s)
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    Today, 12:01 AM
    mommy1 replied to a thread under gravel filter in How To
    UGF's are not flawed, people who use them incorrectly are flawed. They are actually very good filtration when used properly. They are outdated. There...
    6 replies | 189 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:47 PM
    Nitrite should go up and eventually down to 0ppm. Nitrate should go up until you do a water change to bring it down. If you tank is planted, the...
    3 replies | 26 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:38 PM
    I'm just gonna put this here http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aquariumforum/showthread.php?t=118833 so people can have the full story of what is...
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    Yesterday, 11:26 PM
    mommy1 replied to a thread Anchor worms? in Fish Diseases
    PraziPro is for internal parasites. For anchor worms I suggest using API General Cure Anti-Parasitic Fish Medication. It will also deal with gill and...
    8 replies | 40 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:23 PM
    At the time I had two common plecos, a bunch of cory catfish, some kuhli loaches, and a bunch of tetra. Quick Cure recommends half dose with all of...
    46 replies | 336 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 10:58 PM
    A full dose of medication is not going to hurt him any more than the ich will. The ingredients for Ick Guard and Quick Cure are the same, so you...
    46 replies | 336 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 10:43 PM
    That's the post I was waiting for. We gave you good advice in the beginning of this thread but you just kept justifying your actions so we kept on...
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    Yesterday, 10:25 PM
    mommy1 replied to a thread I'm back in Introduce yourself
    :wavingyellow: Good to see you back.
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    Yesterday, 05:30 PM
    This is one of the reasons you shouldn't catch fish that are inappropriate for an aquarium and put them in an aquarium. Of course don't release him...
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    Yesterday, 05:09 PM
    Most catfish caught in this area are going to be either a channel catfish or a red tailed catfish. I think that one is a channel cat. I suggest...
    46 replies | 336 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 12:35 AM
    mommy1 replied to a thread Questions in General Aquarium Forum
    This can be dangerous. I'm not saying it's wrong, just be careful. Fish need oxygen and to much co2 will kill fish. I'm willing to bet the new bulbs...
    11 replies | 100 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 12:06 AM
    mommy1 replied to a thread cleaning glass in Chatterbox
    I keep my tanks close to the wall, so I think it would be cramped and difficult lol, but I don't see a problem using a roller. Just be careful not to...
    28 replies | 264 view(s)
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    09-01-2014, 11:50 PM
    mommy1 replied to a thread cleaning glass in Chatterbox
    You have a valid point with aerosol sprays, but I don't use aerosol sprays. Just a plain spray bottle of stuff and I still turn away from the tank.
    28 replies | 264 view(s)
  • mommy1's Avatar
    09-01-2014, 10:56 PM
    Strips are ok right after they are opened but start to degrade quickly. Liquid testers (whatever brand you choose) are better. They have a larger up...
    11 replies | 109 view(s)
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    09-01-2014, 10:42 PM
    mommy1 replied to a thread cleaning glass in Chatterbox
    :rolling: I've been at this for over 40 years. If I ever start to have issues with my tank glass absorbing glass cleaner I will take this into...
    28 replies | 264 view(s)
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    09-01-2014, 10:21 PM
    Lol. Just this afternoon my 70-80 lb puppy decided he wanted on the bed as I was trying to get off the bed. We both went crashing to the middle of...
    10 replies | 110 view(s)
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    09-01-2014, 10:14 PM
    You can do as many water changes as you need to do and as often as they need to be done. A 25% water change, especially on a tank that large, is not...
    11 replies | 109 view(s)
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    09-01-2014, 10:11 PM
    I compete with my dog for space on the couch, does that count? Those are two beautiful dogs Cliff.
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    09-01-2014, 10:01 PM
    mommy1 replied to a thread cleaning glass in Chatterbox
    I turn away from the tank and spray glass cleaner on a paper towel and wipe the glass. My fish are on the inside of the tank, what I put on the...
    28 replies | 264 view(s)
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    09-01-2014, 08:55 PM
    A large heavily planted tank, (like a rice patty heavily planted), is what would be required to keep two betta. I don't recommend it. I also don't...
    21 replies | 192 view(s)
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